Challenging the value proposition: do career services prepare students for today’s working models?

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Amber Wigmore Alvarez, PhD, Chief Talent Officer, Highered EFMD Upon successful conclusion of the 2022 EFMD Annual Conference, I reflect upon an invigorating experience moderating the breakout session entitled “Challenging the value proposition: Do career services prepare students for today’s working models?”. Panellists Dasha Karzunina, Skills Transformation Consultant, EMEA (Coursera, UK) and Jaromír Staroba, Prague…

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Connecting with careers at the 2022 CPDI

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By Maria Moragianis, Head of Career Development & Community Engagement, Highered. This year’s CPDI (Career Professionals Development Institute), graciously hosted by EADA Business School in Barcelona was the first in-person EFMD careers event since the Covid-19 outbreak and the energy was high among the 20 careers professionals participating. After two years of online connecting, it…

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Reflections on the state of the career services industry in a post-COVID marketplace

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The Career Professionals Development Institute (CPDI) was inaugurated in November 2019, following years of feedback from Career Services professionals from the EFMD Global network, as to the need to go deeper into the challenges of the industry. Since then, this program, which is jointly organised by Highered and EFMD, has endeavoured to equip talent professionals…

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EFMD Global Virtual Career Fairs by Highered

As we embark upon a new year, at Highered, we have been overwhelmed with feedback from our EFMD school members as to the challenging year that we have left behind. While the obvious situation and circumstances have been trying to say the least, we are motivated to continue implementing initiatives to support Career Services, employers…

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Impactful synergy: The American University in Cairo School of Business career readiness assessment powered by PwC

The AUC School of Business has a well-established culture of continuous improvement. The cornerstone of this culture is assessment. The periodically reviewed assessment plan of the school captures the extent to which the school attains school-level and program-level learning goals. This exercise ensures a consistently high level of quality among students in terms of skills…

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